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Orion Stage Adapter (OSA) Offload and Transport

NASA/Kim Shiflett2018-04-04

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The Orion Stage Adapter (OSA) is lifted by crane up from its transport platform at the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The OSA is the second flight-hardware section of the agency's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket to arrive at Kennedy. The OSA will connect the Orion spacecraft to the upper part of the SLS, the interim cryogenic propulsion stage (ICPS). Both the OSA and ICPS are being stored for processing in the center's Space Station Processing Facility in preparation for Exploration Mission-1, the first uncrewed, integrated launch of the SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft.

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  • Title: Orion Stage Adapter (OSA) Offload and Transport
  • Creator: NASA/Kim Shiflett
  • Date Created: 2018-04-04
  • Location: Shuttle Landing Facility
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: ajwatso3

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